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Why are the Olympics held every four years?

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  • According to the International Olympic Committee website, the Olympics are held every four years to respect the origins of the Ancient Olympics which were held every four years.
  • An Olympiad is four years in length and this is the length of time chosen to be between the Olympics in both the modern and ancient eras. Although an IOC-sanctioned event was held in 1906 (but the IOC do not widely regarded this event as an Olympics) and the idea to hold events in the gap between olympics was dropped).
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